Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores - 44511

Definition

This industry comprises establishments, known as supermarkets and grocery stores, primarily engaged in retailing a general line of food, such as canned, dry and frozen foods; fresh fruits and vegetables; fresh and prepared meats; fish, poultry, dairy products, baked products and snack foods.

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    These establishments also typically retail a range of non-food household products, such as household paper products, toiletries and non-prescription drugs.

    Example Activities:
    Food freezer plan, groceries (except direct sellers)
    Food markets, retail
    Food store, groceries, retail
    Grocery stores, with or without fresh meat, retail
    Supermarkets, grocery, retail

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    retailing a limited line of food and convenience items (445120, Convenience Stores)
    retailing prescription drugs in a supermarket, on a concession basis (446110, Pharmacies and Drug Stores)
    retailing a general line of food products as well as a general line of non-food products (see 452910
    Warehouse clubs)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

10,385

0-99 Employees

83.5%

View financial data for 2016 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$1.1
million

Profitable

72.5%

Salaries and wages

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Find 2015 data for stores on total operating revenues, total expenses and net revenues.

Net revenue

$1.1
billion

Total expenses

$81.7
billion
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